Hoplite

Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome Roman games were much like Greek games, but there was more physical contact sports such as Gladiator combats, man against beast, and water battles. Chariot races were the same as the Greek chariot races. Rome had many different types of chariots. Biage were chariots pulled by two horses, and quadrigae chariots were pulled by four horses. Each race had 12 chariots going on one track at once. The racers would take 7 laps around the arena which would be a total of 5 miles long. Teams
The Battle of Thermopylae Essay
The Battle of Thermopylae Essay
Mac Hendrix 10/12 B Period Dr. Boesen The Battle of Thermopylae Essay Leonidas and his 300 chose to confront the Persian army at Thermopylae because they wanted to prove that they were the best polis. They opposed the Persians at Thermopylae because they wanted to remain the most honorable and most elite polis for hundreds of years. The Spartans chose to stay stand their ground at Thermopylae because they wanted to show that they were the best. The Polis and the hoplite phalanx inspired Leoni